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Shows in Düsseldorf

Once you have submitted your exhibit space application to Messe Düsseldorf North America in Chicago and your company has been admitted into the show, you will receive two separate invoices directly from Messe Düsseldorf in Germany. One will be for the purchase of your raw exhibit space, and (if applicable) one will be for your booth design and construction.

The easiest method of remitting payment is by wire transfer. 

  1. Wire Transfer

For completing a wire transfer to Messe Düsseldorf, Germany, we would like to recommend to contact:

Tom Slavin -
Commonwealth Foreign Exchange -
56 Pine Street, 6th Floor, Providence, RI 02903
Tel. (800) 239-2389 X 115  Fax (401) 274-9339
Messe Düsseldorf GmbH, Germany & Messe Düsseldorf North America exhibitors will receive preferential pricing.

The following banks may also be used to process wire transfers:

Bank Location Bank Code
IBAN Account # Swift Code
Deutsche Bank AG Düsseldorf, Germany 300 700 10 DE66300700100164141400 164 1414 00
Stadt Sparkasse Düsseldorf, Germany 300 501 10 DE94300501100010117950 10 117 950 DUSSDEDD
Postbank Köln Düsseldorf, Germany 370 100 50 DE67370100500002485508 248 55 08
Commerzbank AG Düsseldorf, Germany 300 800 00 DE05300800000211279600 211 279 600

The beneficiary address is:

Messe Düsseldorf GmbH
D - 40474 Düsseldorf, Germany
Tel. +49 (211) 4560 01
Fax +49 (211) 4560 8446 or 8547

MD's German Tax ID (UST-ID Nr.): DE 119 360 948

  • Please call your bank and instruct them to transfer EURO in the amount of the invoice plus bank charges to one of the above banks -- the exhibitor is responsible for all bank charges (U.S. & European bank charges)!
  • Your account will be charged with the respective US$-amount
  • Please identify your customer ID and invoice number(s) under remittance comments.
  • Please fax a copy of your wire transfer confirmation to Messe Düsseldorf North America at Fax: 1 (312) 368-8513 -- your faxed wire transfer confirmation will expedite processing.
  1. EURO Draft

You can also instruct your bank to send a EURO - Draft, drawn on a German Bank.  Your account will also be charged the respective US$ amount at the time of issuing.  The Draft must be made payable to Messe Düsseldorf GmbH, Germany. 

  1. Credit Card
  • Credit Card payment forms can be requested from Messe Düsseldorf North America (see "Credit Card Policy" tab).
  • All EURO invoices have to get charged in EURO to your credit card account.  Credit card holder is responsible for credit card charges associated with international transactions.
  • Please type your full mailing address, contact name, telephone and fax number under "Sender" on the credit card authorization form provided.
  • After completing the credit card form, please fax it to Messe Düsseldorf North America at Fax: 1 (312) 368-8513.

Should your company cancel its planned participation before the start of the show, you will be responsible for a withdrawal fee and turnover tax. Please refer to your copy of the Conditions of Participation for your specific show for details.

NOTE: The above procedures also apply to companies that participate in an exhibition organized by Messe Düsseldorf International in a country such as Russia, India, Ukraine, etc.

U.S. / North American Pavilions

If your company participates in a North American Pavilion organized by Messe Düsseldorf North America in Chicago, you will receive all invoicing in US dollars. The amount due is payable by check or by credit card (see "Credit Card Policy" tab).

Checks should be made payable and sent to:

Messe Düsseldorf North America
150 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 2920
Chicago, IL 60601

A deposit will be required at the time you submit your exhibit space application. The deposit amount will also serve as a cancellation fee. (Please refer to the instructions on your application form.) You will then be invoiced by MDNA in US dollars for the balance of the pavilion charges after you have been assigned an exhibit space.

If applicable, you will receive an invoice after the show for any additional items you order for your exhibit space that are not included in the package price.

Shows in Singapore / Asia

After you have submitted your exhibit space application to Messe Düsseldorf North America in Chicago, you will receive an invoice for your participation costs directly from Messe Düsseldorf Asia (MDA) in Singapore. Please refer to the "Conditions of Participation" for payment terms. Payment due dates will be indicated on the invoice.

Your payment should be remitted directly to our Singapore office. The easiest method of remitting payment is by wire transfer. Simply provide your bank with the amount due, as well as the bank routing information and account number specified on the bottom of the invoice. Your bank will calculate the amount into US dollars based on the day's exchange rate.

The bank and account information for Messe Düsseldorf Asia Pte Ltd in Singapore is as follows:

The Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation Ltd
10 Collyer Quay #01-01, Ocean Building
Singapore 049315

Account# 141-274738-001 (Singapore $)
Account# 260-147582-178 (US$)

Once you send in your application, you will receive confirmation upon which your application becomes binding. In the event of cancellation after your official admission, you will be held responsible for:

  • 25% of total participation costs if your space can be resold
  •  100% of total participation costs if your space is unable to be sold

These penalties reflect the cost of processing your application and the marketing cost of reselling the space near the start date of the exhibition.

Credit Card Policy

Messe Düsseldorf GmbH
Düsseldorf, Germany

Accepts all major credit cards for all offered items and services, including the purchase of exhibit space.

Click here to download the Messe Düsseldorf GmbH credit card authorization form.

Messe Düsseldorf North America
Chicago, Illinois U.S.A.

Accepts all major credit cards for all offered items and services, including the purchase of exhibit space in a North American / US Pavilion.

Click here to download the Messe Düsseldorf North America credit card authorization form.

Messe Düsseldorf Asia Pty Ltd
Accepts only American Express, and will add a 3.25% credit card processing surcharge to the invoice amount. Authorization to pay with your American Express card must be submitted in writing directly to MDA.

VAT Refunds

As an exhibitor from abroad, you may be eligible under certain circumstances to have the VAT (in Germany 19%) that you paid for your exhibit space and services refunded. Therefore it is important that you keep all copies of your invoices and original receipts.

Examples of expenses where the VAT could be refunded include (but aren't necessarily limited to) stand rental and construction, furniture rental, telephone/fax connection, lighting, etc.

Messe Düsseldorf North America, as a full service provider, works together with:

12020 Shamrock Plaza
Suite 200
Omaha, NE 68154
Phone: (402) 697-7100
Fax: (402) 697-1190

Quipsound assists companies to reclaim foreign paid VAT from the respective tax authorities. The following is a list of countries that grant foreign companies (which do business in their tax territory) the right to submit a VAT-Refund claim: Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Korea, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, UK.

Please complete the following for to Request a VAT Refund Package:

Exhibiting Company *
First Name *
Last Name *
Email *
Address *
City *
Zip *
Country *
Phone *
Trade Show Attended: *
Messe Dusseldorf North America Located at 150 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 2920, Chicago, IL. Phone: 312-781-5180. .